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I Suffer From Clinical Depression

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    What Your Psych Doesn't Want You To Know - Google "tms", it's a treatment that actually will make the psychs as obsolute as blood letting. Face it, any other kind of doctor that...
    mrmoose1947 mrmoose1947 66-70, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Clinical Depression - Clinical depression,Not good,Suffer from time to time,Wish I didn’t,Life would be easier, But somehow,Don’t know how,I get by.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    New Research Regarding Depression - Hello all, I am a fellow depressive. I am a pretty motivated person, so I did a lot of research on my own because the doctors didn't really help...
    UV4D UV4D 26-30 Apr 28, 2008

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    Downward Spiral - I am 57 years of age, and have been dealing with major depressive episodes for decades.  I have moved umpteen times, worked at countless jobs, and failed...
    QueenIzabella QueenIzabella 56-60 5 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Not Sure How Much Longer I Can Live Like This - I have been depressed since I was a child. There have been moments when I have felt ok but for the most part I am beyond unhappy...
    jemslost jemslost 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2012

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    I Was Miserable and Still Am... - I'm 24 years old and I had my son at a young age.. at 16. I alwaIys felt alone and empty, always wanted to run away from home even at the age of...
    s0empty s0empty 22-25 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

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    My Battle With Clinical Depression - By way of introduction, my name is Dave Kanofsky and I had suffered from the adult symptoms of clinical depression for thirty-five years. In 20...
    daveyboy54 daveyboy54 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2011

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    Most of My Life -  i really didn`t know what was matter with me.i just stayed sad.then when i was in my 20`s i decided to try getting help.but,all they know is pills.i tried...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Sep 26, 2009

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    All My Life - i have suffered from depression all of my life, or at least as long as i can remember. always sad, never able to fit in, held myself back as not to stand out, hated...
    icanthide icanthide 31-35, M 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    Tired Of Ma Life Now... - Don't like to except it, but it's the truth of ma life, I am suffering from this, but thank to god, not on regular basis, it's like once in a fortnight, I...
    djk007 djk007 22-25, M 7 Responses Mar 25, 2011

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    I Suffer From Depression and I Take Meds... - Too often other ppl judge ppl who take meds for depression... It is an illness like any other... Meds are not happy pills they do not...
    harps21 harps21 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2008

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    Ok Ok I Admit It. - Confession time. I suffer from depression. I should be on meds but i refuse to take em because I don't believe in it. And I won't take em. Ever.
    annathom annathom 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 25, 2008

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    I Suffer.. Needlessly - there is no reason for the way i feel.. but i feel like a failure.. i'm trying to go  out of this rationally i'm successful.. i know it but i don't feel it...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2012

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    Since Before I Could Admit It - i have suffered with this nasty disease since long before i would ever admit it.i guess since Viet Nam.....They call it PTSD now adays.....back then...
    russb811 russb811 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I suffer from depression, anxiety, and I think I suffer from night terrors :/ I was abused most of my life, I stress a lot, and I selfharm :/ I need to know I'm not alone here?
    cutedarkandcuddly cutedarkandcuddly 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    I just can't do this whole life thing anymore so to those who find happiness in others pain congratulations you have finally broke me and I give up
    NoahBarwell4 NoahBarwell4 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have been noticing lately that I am daydreaming a lot, but now that I read more on MD, I think I definitely suffer from it. I have been daydreaming a lot as a child (I was an...
    morningbird morningbird 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I suffer from Vaginismus. I hate feeling this way. Its pretty bad. I had thought maybe I was not supposed to have ever have sex or that GOD was steering me in the direction of...
    Vbot123 Vbot123 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Backstory: Diagnosed 7 years ago with Severe Clinical Depression. Relationship of 1.5 years broke up few days ago because he couldn't deal with my issues. He says I need to...
    aintthatinnocent aintthatinnocent 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 3

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    I suffer from anxiety and borderline personality disorder. I am in treatment and will be in ongoing treatment to learn how to cope with this mental illness and get the help I need...
    Khentges0728 Khentges0728 18-21, F Apr 6

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    So it's got to that time of night where I feel like a big ball of sadness yet again, it's day in day out...I'm getting tired of feeling like this constantly, I guess most of my...
    leahmusic96 leahmusic96 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have suffered from an eating disorder for most of my life. I am 23 now. Anorexia developed in me when I was 10, by the time I was 15 it was severe and included bits of bulimia. I...
    Mslip Mslip 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I never realized I suffered from this till a short while ago. I just thought every teenager daydreamed. Then I realized I would zone out when my friends would talk to me. I didn't...
    Dreamer122554 Dreamer122554 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I've not been diagnosed but agoraphobia is my only explanation. It scares me to know I may be suffering, but I have not stepped outside my house since last year. I don't know how...
    pokeball pokeball 13-15, M Apr 1

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    I suffer from Sleep Paralysis and have done for nearly a year now. I can't move at all, I have hallucinations, palpitations, and the feeling of a presence in my room which I can't...
    missmae95 missmae95 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I don't remember how or when I started daydreaming. I just know that it had always been this way. I find it hard to pay attention in class or get my school work done. I often find...
    MsGardevoir MsGardevoir 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    i was diagnosed when i was 22 but began having symptoms at 19. i experience synchronicity all the time. i either believe people can read my mind or that things speak to me through...
    Jerrid36 Jerrid36 36-40, M Mar 31

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    Hopefully I can find someone that is going thru what i'm going thru eventho i don't wish this upon anyone! well i get those palpitations/ flutters for like a year now, recently...
    Migs510 Migs510 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I do not personally suffer from Night Terrors but I do in a way. My 5 year old son has been experiencing this for as long as he has been dreaming. He wakes up in the night and I...
    PrayingMother PrayingMother 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I suffer from panic attacks regularly. I can't leave my house without panicking about needing the toilet or not feeling well! Its horrible and it's ruining my life. I went to my...
    jackcx jackcx 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ok.. so basicly i suffer from severe anxiety. so bad that i dont have any friends nor have i had a proper boyfriend or a proper job i get so anxious and nervous around people its...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    ok.. so basicly i suffer from severe anxiety. so bad that i dont have any friends nor have i had a proper boyfriend or a proper job i get so anxious and nervous around people its...
    pinkglitteress pinkglitteress 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Here lately I have been going to counseling for my PTSD/Depression. Every time that I do go, I feel a little of me being exposed, and I HATE it! There are reasons why I put those...
    marine0351 marine0351 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    When I was a child, the earliest memory of my daydreams was my dragon called Raptos. I believe I created him around five years old. He was small enough to lay on my child head but...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Im tired of these medicine's, it's been two years since my serious depression, anxiety and selfharm. I dont want to take these medicine's, i have been taking them for so long and...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F Mar 31

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    Sometimes ill hear a song from last year.. Its weird it reminds me of when i was happy. Back before i was so horribly insecure. Before waking up was too hard because i am depressed...
    Sorendino1 Sorendino1 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I've recently been diagnosed with ocd. Finally everything is starting to make sense but I'm nowhere near recovery. Every day is a struggle. 'If I don't blink four times before that...
    Destrxctive Destrxctive 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I have been in chronic, constant pain for over 15 years now. I have seen a multitude of doctors, had several surgeries, many exploratory and even a spinal fusion of my L4-L5 disc...
    Mahala71 Mahala71 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am 14 5'2 1/2 and 92lbs. Ive been suffering since November of 2012 but started at a young age. I have gotten bad and is very close to being hospitlized. I have turned myself...
    SecretRocks SecretRocks 13-15, F Mar 24

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    I have suffered since age 16 from endo. I have three young children. During my third pregnancy, things went wrong. The placenta was outside of the uterus. My doctor went into a c...
    CPPDANCER CPPDANCER 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I feel nothing during sex. It's really heartbreaking as I long to feel this beautiful sensation. It's affecting every area of my life. All I need I some support, someone to talk to...
    lashana lashana 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was diagnosed with DDD in 2004. They also found a bulging cervical disk. I was told that I needed a fusion from C3 to C5. I had that done in December of 2004. A month into...
    ChicagoSparky ChicagoSparky 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I loved a woman. Her name was Gina...a gorgeous, Italian from NY! And she has the most sensual accent ever! Ah! :( We were the perfect soul mates! She was everything I wanted in a...
    closetcasecat closetcasecat 18-21, F a week ago

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    I'm 21 years old and a virgin. I've already felt embarrassed about this for a couple of years, since for me it feels like friends are not expecting it from me (most of them also...
    Jinxed21 Jinxed21 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    i got headaches almost every day and i cant help myself from taking a pill daily and get to sleep most of the time. it get me depressed sometimes when i couldnt finish my work.
    takada takada 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Anorexia has strangley opened my mind, i don't know if it's good or bad. But I feel so strange, only in my mind. I feel like any day the world is just going to collapse, I have...
    manifestyourown manifestyourown 13-15, F Mar 22

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    I can't keep a job for more than a few years. I get really depressed. I have started many things and never finished them unless they apply to my internal daydream. My mom didn't...
    Starjammer Starjammer 41-45, M Mar 24

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    I've been on this site now for a little while and am trying to create a support group for people who are working to cope with chronic pain in their spouse. This site would help...
    JustKeepSinging JustKeepSinging 26-30 Mar 31

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    All Work And No Play - Without any actual online action at all on DA, I pretty much have to resort to go on the forums and not everyone on the forum likes me, some people tend...